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Press Release On World Environment Day 2017

As the world marks the 2017 Environment Day tagged “Connect People to Nature”, it behoves on Nigerians to appreciate nature’s beauty and importance to human existence and find ways to foster biodiversity protection. Nature’s bounties in Nigeria are in a sorry state due to unregulated human activities. We are surrounded by multitude of environmental problems ranging from noise pollution, invasive species, indiscriminate logging and waste disposal, oil spills, deforestation, desertification, poaching in reserved areas, air pollution particularly black carbon (soot), hunting of endangered wildlife, overfishing, plastic pollution among other environmental challenges. Undoubtedly, these experiences will make connecting the Nigerian people…
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CEHRD Calls For A Free, Fair And Violence Free Election

‘’The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) enjoins all voters to go out and perform their constitutional duties by voting their preferred candidate. As we hope that INEC will conduct a free and fair election today Saturday 28th March, 2015, we affirm that the political parties, their wards and different actors involved must stop this wanton display of violence at polling booths, and rather embrace peace in support of the work of the commission,’’ . ‘CEHRD calls on politicians to abide by the Wednesday, 14 January 2015 Abuja Peace Accord where 14 political parties including the APC and…
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February, 2015 Elections: CEHRD Cautions Politicians Against Violence

‘’The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) condemns in strong term the widespread electoral violence- attacks and reprisal attacks, inflammatory statements in Nigeria ahead of the February general elections (of recent are the two pre-election violence where campaign Vehicles, Buildings and valuable properties worth millions of naira, belonging to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) were damaged in Jos and Port-Harcourt respectively). We vehemently condemn this politics of violence and calumny as it can only portend danger in the coming weeks. As we hope that INEC will conduct a free and fair election…
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CEHRD Condemns the Serial Bombings in the Northern part of Nigeria and its perpetrators

‘’The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) expresses grave displeasure at the sad bombing of yesterday, (Monday 14 April, 2014) in which over 88persons were reportedly killed and over 200 injured in Nyanya Motor Park, Abuja. We vehemently condemn the perpetrators of this wicked and dastardly act. The killers must stop this reign of terror and wanton killings. As we commiserate with those who lost their loved ones, we affirm that this repeated senseless killings and the perpetrators are condemnable and must stop,’’ Michael Chidozie, Communications and Advocacy officer of CEHRD said. ‘’CEHRD calls on President Goodluck Jonathan…
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CEHRD Condemns Incessant Arrests of Journalists by Security Operatives

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) condemns the yesterday (Wednesday, 9th April, 2014) arrest of Iheanacho Nwosu, an editor of The Sun newspaper. The victim was reportedly arrested about 12.00noon yesterday at the venue of the ongoing National Conference in Abuja. Journalist Nwosu was said to have reported the shameful fiscuff between operatives of the Department of State Security (DSS) also called State Security Services (SSS), Nigeria’s secret police and officers of the conventional police attached to the conference’ Michael Chidozie, Communication and Advocacy Officer of CEHRD said. ‘CEHRD recalls with condemnation too, twelve days ago (Friday…
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CEHRD calls for stoppage of gas flaring in the Niger Delta

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) joins the world as it marks the world environment day, asking the federal government of Nigeria to immediately stop gas flaring in the Niger Delta region.’ Michael Chidozie, Communication and Advocacy Officer of CEHRD said. ‘The theme of this year’s world environment day is: ‘Raise your voice, not the sea level’; emphasizing protection for small island developing states who are at the risk of being submerged by sea level rise due to climate change. It is estimated that if greenhouse gases emissions continue to rise through this century, polar ice will…
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CEHRD calls for stoppage of gas flaring in the Niger Delta

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) joins the world as it marks the world environment day, asking the federal government of Nigeria to immediately stop gas flaring in the Niger Delta region.’ Michael Chidozie, Communication and Advocacy Officer of CEHRD said. ‘The theme of this year’s world environment day is: ‘Raise your voice, not the sea level’; emphasizing protection for small island developing states who are at the risk of being submerged by sea level rise due to climate change. It is estimated that if greenhouse gases emissions continue to rise through this century, polar ice will…
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A CALL TO SAVE OUR ENVIRONMENT

CEHRD joins the world to celebrate the World Environmental Day with the theme: ‘‘Seven billion dreams. One planet. Consume with care’’. The Niger Delta though with enough resources to cater to the needs of the present as well as the future generation, is fast depreciating due to continued exploitation of its non-renewable energy resources. The Niger Delta can focus on its vast renewable energy resources and exploit it to its full potential. These resources are environment friendly, will reduce global warming and ensure sustainability while still sufficient to meet the needs of the people. Nigeria and specifically the Niger Delta…